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Well well - detecting fatigue in subsea structures

Eoin Redahan went to a subsea engineering event in London, UK, and found out exactly how the equipment felt.

Four wheels bad, two legs good - an exoskeleton alternative to wheelchairs

For those living with lower limb disabilities, the ReWalk mobility restoration device – a wearable, motorised skeleton, allows users to walk and climb stairs independently

Man looks at baking tin, makes brick - vegetable oil binder

Inspiration can strike in the strangest of places. Such as a crusty baking tin. Dr Salah Zoorob, from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, UK, came home one night chewing over the problem of finding a binder that could be used to turn waste material into bricks
A lattice tea bowl designed by Peter Ting, printed and fired at the Centre for Fine Print Research.

Print like an Egyptian - 3D printable ceramics

A ceramics engineer and former visual arts graduate are developing a 3D printable self-glazing ceramic inspired by Egyptian faience – an old nonclay technique used in jewellery making

Lack of engineering graduates damaging the UK

Britain needs to produce up to 50% more science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) graduates if it is to cease its slide down the international innovation league tables, according to a recent report

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